Fifty years ago, on July 15, 1955, Eugene Garfield, Ph.D published his groundbreaking paper on citation indexing, "Citation Indexes for Science: A New Dimension in Documentation through Association of Ideas
." This innovative paper envisioned information tools that allow researchers to expedite their research process, evaluate the impact of their work, spot scientific trends, and trace the history of modern scientific thoughts.
As negotiation involves mutual consultation, it also involves common association of ideas
, understanding one another, criticism, testing and bargain of ideas and views.
Arguing against the view that the "Grim Reaper" image emerged in the sixteenth century, he instead presents how "[t]he figure of the harvester as a messenger of death was not new at all, but part of a continuity or, at least, a consistent association of ideas
and symbols" (p.
Though Whiteson cunningly constructs his passages of punning and word play, and ingenious association of ideas
and phrases of different centuries and languages, the accumulation is distracting.
Art, in other words, is relational insofar as it composes the relations among the three different kinds of knowledge posited by Spinoza: first, sensation and the association of ideas
; second, perception and understanding as a process of causation; and third, intuitive understanding, which coheres the relations as understanding.
The association of ideas
may explain some aspects of the experience of the sublime in art.
But the syndrome also hinges on an association of ideas
: car use as synonymous with danger, pollution, and so on.
If anything, far from establishing a logical association of ideas
, moulding racecourse attendance and levy income into the same thought process papers over the cracks of a theory bordering on misconception, which is easily explained but is rarely acknowledged by those leaders in racing who close their eyes to what is really happening in the big world outside the sport.
the intuitive working of the imagination, the essential truth of its conception as contrasted with the fallibility of reason, the play of association and the validity of the analogies which the imaginative association of ideas
detects,--these, to instance no further, were primary tenets in romantic criticism, and they all received abundant analysis and support from eighteenth-century critics.
The problem with language is that the surface representation of thought (in this case words) is open to misinterpretation, and it is only by properly understanding the symbols and the association of ideas
that these words represent that we can form a true picture of what is really being conveyed to consciousness.
By an odd association of ideas
, the use of the word 'expert' brought my attention to the debate between those groups of economists who have problems making up their mind as to whether it's the Government or the Opposition who have the solution to our economic problems.